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Marilyn Monroe
Gee, I never thought I had an effect on people until I was in Korea.
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#Funny #People

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An actress is not a machine, but they treat you like a machine. A money machine.
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#American Actress

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Fame is fickle and I know it. It has its compensations, but it also has its drawbacks and I've experienced them both.
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#Fame

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You can't sleep your way into being a star, though. It takes much, much more. But it helps. A lot of actresses get their first chance that way.
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#Sleep

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Nights are not just for sleep.
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#Sex

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I don't want to make money. I just want to be wonderful.
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#Money

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Doctor, I want you to help me get rid of Murray?. I can't flat out fire her. Next thing would be a book 'Secrets of Marilyn Monroe by Her Housekeeper.' She'd make a fortune spilling what she knows and she knows too damn much.
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#Fire

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It was like working with a little sister.
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#Sisters

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First, I'm trying to prove to myself that I'm a person. Then maybe I'll convince myself that I'm an actress.
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#American Actress

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Hollywood's a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss, and fifty cents for your soul. I know, because I turned down the first offer often enough and held out for the fifty cents.
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#Hollywood

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I'm trying to find myself as a person, sometimes that's not easy to do. Millions of people live their entire lives without finding themselves. But it is something I must do. The best way for me to find myself as a person is to prove to myself that I am an actress.
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#Humorous

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People respect you because they feel you've survived hard times and endured, and although you've become famous, you haven't become phony.
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#Humorous

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Creativity has got to start with humanity and when you're a human being, you feel, you suffer.
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#Humorous

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What good is it being Marilyn Monroe? Why can't I just be an ordinary woman? A woman who can have a family ... I'd settle for just one baby. My own baby.
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#Humorous

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A sex symbol becomes a thing. I just hate to be a thing.
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#American Actress

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It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
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#Humorous

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It's better for the whole world to know you, even as a sex star, than never to be known at all.
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#Humorous

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Acting isn't something you do. Instead of doing it, it occurs. If you're going to start with logic, you might as well give up. You can have conscious preparation, but you have unconscious results.
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#Advice

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A career is born in public -- talent in privacy.
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#Advice

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Some people have been unkind. If I say I want to grow as an actress, they look at my figure. If I say I want to develop, to learn my craft, they laugh. Somehow they don't expect me to be serious about my work. <br>
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#Advice

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I'm for the individual as opposed to the corporation. The way it is the individual is the underdog, and with all the things a corporation has going for them the individual comes out banged on her head. The artist is nothing. It's really tragic.
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#Advice

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If you can make a girl laugh - you can make her do anything.
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#Advice

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I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot.
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#American Actress

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The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least i can dream.
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#Humorous

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I want to grow old without facelifts... I want to have the courage to be loyal to the face I've made. Sometimes I think it would be easier to avoid old age, to die young, but then you'd never complete your life, would you? You'd never wholly know you.
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#Humorous

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My work is the only ground I've ever had to stand on. I seem to have a whole superstructure with no foundation but I'm working on the foundation.
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#American Actress

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I don't want to make money, I just want to be wonderful.
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#American Actress

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If I'd observed all the rules, I'd never have got anywhere.
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#American Actress

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I restore myself when I'm alone. A career is born in public, talent in privacy.
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#American Actress